Hyogo nursery loses license in wake of overcapacity scam

Mar 30, 2017

Hyogo nursery loses license in wake of overcapacity scam

A private nursery school in Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, will on Saturday be stripped of its certification after it was found to be secretly accepting children beyond its designated capacity, according to prefectural officials. Ikuko Obata, the principal of Wanzu Mazah Hoikuen, did not attend ...

Nursery could lose public backing as fraud comes to light

Mar 21, 2017

Nursery could lose public backing as fraud comes to light

A certified private nursery in Hyogo Prefecture may lose its public funding after it was found to be secretly accepting more children than its designated capacity and surreptitiously cutting costs by serving smaller lunches. The Wanzu Mazah Hoikuen nursery, in the city of Himeji, ...

Beer maker Sapporo to open nursery in Tokyo HQ

Dec 5, 2016

Beer maker Sapporo to open nursery in Tokyo HQ

Sapporo Holdings Ltd. plans to open a nursery at its headquarters building in central Tokyo on April 1 next year, an official of the company said. The move is designed to help female employees on child care leave return to work by providing them ...